GAS POWER: ERM Power's generation facility at Kwinana, which has a similar capacity to its Three Springs proposal.

EPA gives green light to $500m power plan

Brisbane-based power generator ERM Power has gotten the nod from the Western Australian environmental watchdog to build a $500 million power station and gas pipeline at Three Springs in the Mid West.

ERM chief executive Phillip St Baker said the 330 megawatt, low emission open cycle gas turbine facility was intended to serve growing demand for energy in the emerging iron ore province, and would also feed energy into the south west energy grid, which powers the southern half of the state.

Western Power submitted an application to the state economic regulator last month to construct power line infrastructure from Neerabup to Three Springs, to facilitate connection from new projects, such as ERM’s, into the south west grid, and cater for the growing demand in the Mid West.


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